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The EU as a Regional Power: Extended Governance and Historical Responsibility

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Part of the Palgrave Studies in European Union Politics book series (PSEUP)

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One of the most consensual issues in the field of EU foreign policy is the special importance of neighbouring areas or ‘wider Europe’. Regardless of its capability to become an ever stronger global actor, the EU is a regional power and is expected by many to enhance its role in the broader European region. This is often framed as a matter of responsibility — a responsibility that primarily stems from the history and nature of the Union.

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Candidate Country Western Balkan Country Political Criterion European Neighbourhood Policy Accession Negotiation 
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